Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Cortona - La Fenice
3 Large bedrooms, private garden in stunning location with views of Cortona
La Fenice is part of an award winning restoration of a substantial farmhouse contained in private walled and hedged, landscaped gardens. Romantic or family all is catered for, with its private garden and magnificent swimming pool 20x8m. The accommodation is over 140sqm restored with terracotta floors and wooden beamed ceilings. Downstairs consists of a large lounge/dining room seating 8 at the table and with comfortable seating around the open fireplace. The dining room leads through a brick arch to a large fully equipped kitchen with its own double doors to the patio,the large patio is excellent for al fresco breakfasts, lunch and evening BBQs. There is a cloakroom with toilet and washing machine. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 2 double and one twin, two of which have additional sleeping/entertaining mezzanine areas above and 2 bathrooms with shower/toilet/basin and bidet. Outside from the shaded patio and private hedged garden there is a path leading to the shared beautiful pool with shower and changing room and tremendous views over to the hill town of Cortona.
Prebooked tours and activities: The following tours and activities can be arranged, if you wish to prebook please ask for details.
-Cooking course arranged at the house
-Boat trips on Lake Trasomeno
-Ceramics and olive oil tour
-Guided Tours to :
Bevagna and Montefalco
Ceramics and Olive Oil: A tour that marries together artistic craftmanship and the aromas and tastes of Umbria.
departing from the house your destination will be Deruta, famous for Majolica. visit a family run business and see all the stages of ceramic production.
Continue on to an olive oil producer at the gateway of Spello. Taste the typical produce of this land with bruschetta seasoned with an excellent extra virgin olive oil washed down by an excellent glass of local wine.
Cooking Course: Tastes, aromas colours, genuine dishes made from first class produce, typical of this very fertile territory.
A cook and helper will come to the house with a basket full of local seasonal produce and will then teach you in the kitchen to prepare a Tuscan starter, hand made pasta course, main course and side dish plus a dessert.
The menu changes with the seasons. the dinner is prepared by you under the guidance of an expert cook and will be accompanied by an excellent local wine. At the end of the meal's preparation, the table will be set and you can enjoy the meal in the relaxed atmosphere of the house.
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible